Definition of Immoral

1. Adjective. Deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong.




2. Adjective. Not adhering to ethical or moral principles. "Unethical practices in handling public funds"
Exact synonyms: Base
Similar to: Wrong
Derivative terms: Baseness, Immorality

Definition of Immoral

1. a. Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law; wicked; unjust; dishonest; vicious; licentious; as, an immoral man; an immoral deed.

Definition of Immoral

1. Adjective. Not moral; inconsistent with rectitude, purity, or good morals; contrary to conscience or the divine law. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Immoral

1. contrary to established morality [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Immoral

immoderations
immodest
immodesties
immodestly
immodesty
immolate
immolated
immolates
immolating
immolation
immolations
immolator
immolators
immoment
immomentous
immoral (current term)
immoralism
immoralisms
immoralist
immoralistic
immoralists
immoralities
immorality
immorally
immorigerous
immort
immortal
immortal rind
immortalisation
immortalisations

Literary usage of Immoral

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1917)
"To say the contrary would shock the common understanding of what constitutes an immoral purpose when those terms are applied, as here, to sexual relations. ..."

2. Principles of Contract: A Treatise on the General Principles Concerning the by Frederick Pollock (1889)
"immoral It is a well-established rule that no enforceable right can be acquired by a blasphemous, seditious, or indecent publication, whether in words or in ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall, Herschel Bouton Lazell (1905)
"Conspiracy to do immoral Acts. A conspiracy to accomplish an object that is immoral is clearly indictable, if the act contemplated is an offense against the ..."

4. International Law: A Treatise by Lassa Oppenheim (1905)
"It is a customarily recognised rule of the immoral Law of Nations that immoral obligations cannot be the object of an international treaty. ..."

5. Principles of Contract at Law and in Equity: A Treatise on the General by Frederick Pollock, Gustavus Henry Wald, Samuel Williston (1906)
"immoral publications: Being criminal offences, these are contrary [311 to positive law. It is a well-established rule that no enforceable right can be ..."

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